The New York Times Current History of the European War, Vol 1, Issue 4, January 23, 1915

The New York Times Current History of the European War, Vol 1, Issue 4, January 23, 1915 Book Details

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  • Release Date: 2012-03-01
  • Author: Various Authors
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The New York Times Current History of the European War, Vol 1, Issue 4, January 23, 1915 Overview

It is a Historical Book. The book contains the data which is a monthly news magazine containing information on the progress of the Great War from the perspective of the United States. Field Marshal Sir John French Commanding the British Forces in France and Belgium. The Famous Dispatches of the British Commander in Chief to Lord Kitchener, Secretary of State for War. My lord: I have the honor to report the proceedings of the field force under my command up to the time of rendering this dispatch. 1. The transport of the troops from England both by sea and by rail was effected in the best order and without a check. Each unit arrived at its destination in this country well within the scheduled time. The concentration was practically complete on the evening of Friday, the 21st ultimo, and I was able to make dispositions to move the force during Saturday, the 22d, to positions I considered most favorable from which to commence operations which the French Commander in Chief, Gen. Joffre, requested me to undertake in pursuance of his plans in prosecution of the campaign. The line taken up extended along the line of the canal from Conde on the west, through Mons and Binche on the east. This line was taken up as follows: From Conde to Mons inclusive was assigned to the Second Corps, and to the right of the Second Corps from Mons the First Corps was posted. The Fifth Cavalry Brigade was placed at Binche.

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